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DOW   31,496.30
QQQ   308.68
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PQ Group Short Interest Ratio and Short Volume

+1.03 (+6.32 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $17.32
50-Day Range
MA: $15.37
52-Week Range
Now: $17.32
Volume160,081 shs
Average Volume151,362 shs
Market Capitalization$2.36 billion
P/E Ratio54.13
Dividend YieldN/A

Short Interest

PQ Group (NYSE:PQG) Short Interest Data

Current Short Volume542,800 shares
Previous Short Volume523,400 shares
Change Vs. Previous Month:+3.71%
Dollar Volume Sold Short$8.34 million
Short Interest Ratio / Days to Cover2.9
Last Record DateFebruary, 12 2021
Outstanding Shares135,730,000 shares
Float Size37,810,000 shares
Short Percent of Float1.44%
Today's Trading Volume160,081 shares
Average Trading Volume151,362 shares
Today's Volume Vs. Average5.76%

Short Interest Over Time

PQ Group (NYSE:PQG) Short Interest History

Report DateTotal Shares Sold ShortDollar Volume Sold ShortChange from Previous ReportPercentage of Float ShortedDays to CoverPrice on Report Date
2/12/2021542,800 shares $8.34 million +3.7%1.4%2.9 $15.36
1/29/2021523,400 shares $8.21 million -7.4%1.4%2.6 $15.69
1/15/2021565,100 shares $8.08 million -6.9%1.5%2.7 $14.30
12/31/2020455,800 shares $6.98 million +16.6%1.2%2.2 $15.31
12/15/2020455,800 shares $6.55 million +16.6%1.2%2.2 $14.37
11/30/2020390,900 shares $5.12 million -14.8%1.0%1.8 $13.09
11/15/2020458,800 shares $5.87 million -5.0%1.2%2 $12.79
10/30/2020483,000 shares $6.12 million +60.7%1.3%2.1 $12.68
10/15/2020300,500 shares $3.67 million +17.1%0.8%1.3 $12.21
9/30/2020256,600 shares $2.79 million -8.1%0.7%1.2 $10.86
9/15/2020279,300 shares $2.84 million -0.9%0.7%1.3 $10.16
8/31/2020281,800 shares $3.16 million +4.6%0.7%1.6 $11.20
8/14/2020269,400 shares $3.15 million -19.5%0.7%1.6 $11.69
7/31/2020334,500 shares $4.17 million -21.1%0.9%2 $12.48
7/15/2020423,800 shares $5.20 million +3.1%1.1%2.7 $12.27
6/30/2020411,100 shares $5.55 million +70.9%1.1%2.6 $13.50
6/15/2020240,600 shares $3.11 million +8.0%0.6%1.4 $12.94
5/29/2020222,800 shares $2.78 million +11.0%0.6%1.2 $12.48
5/15/2020200,700 shares $2.52 million +12.1%0.5%1.2 $12.55
4/30/2020179,100 shares $2.27 million +2.9%0.2%1.1 $12.67
4/15/2020174,100 shares $1.94 million -44.8%0.2%1.1 $11.15
3/31/2020315,600 shares $3.38 million +2.6%0.3%2.4 $10.71
3/13/2020307,700 shares $3.54 million +124.3%0.8%3 $11.50
2/28/2020137,200 shares $1.31 million -10.1%0.4%1.3 $9.55
2/14/2020152,600 shares $1.51 million -23.8%0.4%1.5 $9.90

PQ Group (NYSE:PQG) Short Interest FAQ

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What is PQ Group's current short interest?

Short interest is the volume of PQ Group shares that have been sold short but have not yet been closed out or covered. As of February 12th, investors have sold 542,800 shares of PQG short. 1.44% of PQ Group's shares are currently sold short. View details.

What is a good short interest ratio for PQ Group?

The short interest ratio, also known as the "days to cover ratio", is calculated by dividing the number of shares of a stock sold short divided by its average trading volume. A short interest ratio ranging between 1 and 4 generally indicates strong positive sentiment about a stock and a lack of short sellers. A short interest ratio of 10 or greater indicates strong pessimism about a stock. PQ Group currently has a short interest ratio of 3.0.

What is a good short interest percentage for PQ Group?

Companies that have a short interest as a percentage of float below 10% indicates positive investor sentiment and few short sellers. Stocks with a short interest percentage above 10% is considered high, suggesting some investors are pessimistic about the stock. Companies with a short interest percentage of 20% or more indicates widespread negative sentiment. 1.44% of PQ Group's floating shares are currently sold short.

Is PQ Group's short interest increasing or decreasing?

PQ Group saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 542,800 shares, an increase of 3.7% from the previous total of 523,400 shares. Changes in short volume can be used to identify positive and negative investor sentiment. Investors that short sell a stock are betting that its price will decline in the future. An increase in short sale volume suggests bearish (negative) sentiment among investors. A decrease on short sale volume suggests bullish (positive) sentiment.

What is PQ Group's float size?

PQ Group currently has issued a total of 136,338,000 shares. Some of PQ Group's outstanding shares are available for trading, while others are subject to various restrictions. The public float, also referred to as floating shares or "the float", are shares that publicly owned, unrestricted and available to trade on the open market. PQ Group currently has a public float of 37,810,000 shares.

How does PQ Group's short interest compare to its competitors?

1.44% of PQ Group's shares are currently sold short. Here is how the short interest of companies in the industry of "chemicals & allied products" compare to PQ Group: Johnson Matthey (0.00%), Huntsman Co. (1.34%), Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (3.78%), Olin Co. (2.19%), The Chemours Company (5.56%), Balchem Co. (1.80%), W. R. Grace & Co. (1.19%), Kuraray Co., Ltd. (0.00%), Showa Denko K.K. (0.00%), and Univar Solutions Inc. (2.33%).

Which stocks are the most shorted right now?

As of the most recent reporting period, the following stocks had the largest short interest positions: ViacomCBS Inc. ($6.50 billion), Aon Plc ($5.58 billion), Charter Communications, Inc. ($5.30 billion), Analog Devices, Inc. ($4.97 billion), Snap Inc. ($3.80 billion), Futu Holdings Limited ($2.84 billion), Airbnb, Inc. ($2.40 billion), Discovery, Inc. ($2.35 billion), Snowflake Inc. ($2.07 billion), and The Kroger Co. ($2.00 billion). View all of the most shorted stocks.

What does it mean to sell short PQ Group stock?

Short selling PQG is an investing strategy that aims to generate trading profit from PQ Group as its price is falling. PQ Group's stock is trading up $1.03 today. To short PQ Group stock, an investor borrows shares, sells them and buys the shares back on the public market later to return it to the lender. Short sellers are betting that PQ Group will decline in price. If the stock does drop after selling, the short seller buys it back at a lower price and returns it to the lender. The difference between the sell price and the buy price is the trader's profit.

How does a short squeeze work against PQ Group?

A short squeeze for PQ Group occurs when it has a large amount of short interest and its stock increases in price. This forces short sellers to cover their short interest positions by buying actual shares of PQG, which in turn drives the price of the stock up even further.

How often is PQ Group's short interest reported?

Short interest is typically published by a stock exchange once per month. However, NASDAQ publishes a report for U.S. stocks, including PQG, twice per month. The most recent reporting period available is February, 12 2021.

This page was last updated on 3/7/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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